"I don't want her birth to cause any other woman to weep at her kitchen table," Burton wrote. "If anything, my wish is that she would restore hope for others." If you are in need of support, we encourage you to visit our compassionate and safe online community, Share Your Story: http://bit.ly/2fl4wuJ.
Zane came into the world 14 weeks too soon, weighing just 1 lb. 12 oz. Today, with research and education made possible by your support, he's thriving as he approaches his 2nd birthday. Join the Brandl family at March for Babies in New Haven on May 6, or at a walk near you, and help more babies like Zane: marchforbabies.org
Have you or your partner been diagnosed with Zika virus? Did you receive a positive Zika test while pregnant? Do you have a baby with Zika? If you answered yes to any of these questions, medical help and support is available through Zika Care Connect, developed by the CDC in collaboration with March of Dimes: http://po.st/PfoMIs
Nurses – it's not too late to register for the March of Dimes Perinatal Nursing Conference in New York City on March 22. Featuring not-to-be missed presentations by nationally-recognized nursing experts, participants will earn 5.75 CNE contact hours. Register now: http://bit.ly/2DCi3Fc
42,000 babies are born prematurely each year in California. Meet one of our California ambassador families and be inspired to join March for Babies! marchforbabies.org
Did you know that you can fundraise directly on Facebook through our new March for Babies Facebook Fundraiser? Reach your friends with your March for Babies message—it's easy and you can start right away on your personal fundraising page at marchforbabies.org.
This is an exciting moment! Your baby has been discharged from the NICU and is ready to go home. Now you need to make sure your baby gets home safe. http://bit.ly/2pb8pnN
What if moms and women had the support they needed, and the healthcare they needed, to have a healthy first 1,000 days? March of Dimes chats with 1,000 Days about access to healthcare for moms and babies.
Dr. Virginia Apgar was an obstetrical anesthesiologist best known for developing the Apgar score (a system used worldwide for evaluating the physical condition of newborns at birth) and served as a medical leader at March of Dimes for 15 years. Learn more about her impressive legacy: http://po.st/36m1vj #WomensHistoryMonth
Juliana was born weighing 1 pound, 11 ounces. When her parents first saw their daughter they were in awe at how she fought from day one. Every day of Juliana's life in the NICU was emotional for her parents, but, like most new parents, they never knew that love could be so strong. Today Juliana is thriving, and that's thanks to people like you. March with us and support families like theirs: http://po.st/MFBFB2